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- CRC Press 2005; US$ 172.95
Asbestos is a classic example of a naturally-occurring substance that can be a deadly health hazard. Dodson (U. of Texas Health Center, Tyler) and Hammar (a Bremerton, WA clinical pathologist specializing in asbestos-related lung disease) introduce eight chapters by US authorities comprehensively covering the long history of commercial mining of th more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 139.99
Addresses the biological effects of the large number of compounds that have been recognized as endocrine disrupters. This book presents the relevant fundamentals of the endocrine systems of animals and humans, the toxicology, developmental toxicology, ecology, and risk assessment methods, and lays out the state of understanding for the field. more...
- Pan American Health Organization 2000; US$ 34.00
Este libro describe la forma en que un medio ambiente adecuado puede favorecer la salud demuestra que la calidad del ambiente es indispensable para el bienestar humano. En particular, se calcula la proporción de la carga mundial de enfermedad atribuible a la mala calidad del ambiente y se describen los factores ambientales que contribuyen a ciertas... more...
- World Health Organization 2002; US$ 22.50
This volume contains monographs prepared at the fifty-eighth meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), which met in Rome, Italy, from 21 to 27 February 2002. The toxicological monographs in this volume summarize the safety data on the veterinary drug residues that were evaluated toxicologically by the Committee, which... more...
- World Health Organization 2001; US$ 37.80
Intended as a tool for use by public health officials, research and regulatory scientists and risk managers, this publication seeks to provide a scientific framework for the use and interpretation of reproductive toxicity data from human and animal studies. It also discusses emerging methodology and testing strategy in reproductive toxicity. The text... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 35.00
A clear A-to-Z guide for teens to the facts and myths about smoking, The Truth About Smoking provides clear, balanced information on the long-term and short-term effects of this dangerous habit. Examining the social and personal issues that teenagers face, such as peer pressure, this straightforward guide offers sound advice without talking down to... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
Aims to reduce the uncertainty in our knowledge of ecotoxicology. The four basic topics this book embraces are The Science of Ecotoxicology, Ecological Risk Assessment and Multiple Stressors, Methods and Tools in Ecotoxicology and Ecological Risk Assessment and Ecotoxicology and Toxicity Monitoring. more...
- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 30.00
The purpose of this book is to assess, evaluate, and give guidance on the role of elemental speciation and speciation analysis in human health hazard and risk assessment. The book is directed at risk assessors and regulators, to emphasize the importance of consideration of speciation in their deliberations. To date, this issue has not been a part of... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 59.99
Aims to assist the clinician in the initial response to the needs of a person exposed to a poisonous or injurious plant. This book lists common plants that might lead to the development of the symptom complex and describes the mechanisms of action of the implicated toxin, additional clinical manifestations, and therapeutics for each presentation. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 138.00
The most complete, trusted reference-text covering the full span of medical toxicology Market: Students, toxicologists, and pharmacologists Focuses on the principles, concepts, and modes of thought that are the foundation of the discipline New to this edition: updated throughout to reflect new understanding of cell death and drug metabolism,... more...